Tonight’s edition of “Dark Wave” — the Sunday night celebration of the “darker side of classic alternative” on Sirius XM’s 1st Wave — featured music from Fad Gadget, PTP, Japan, The Birthday Party, Front 242, Alien Sex Fiend, Magazine, Gary Numan, Mission of Burma, My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult, Cocteau Twins and more.

“Dark Wave,” hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs founder/editor Matt Sebastian, airs every Sunday from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Eastern on Sirius XM’s 1st Wave (Channel 33). The most recent two episodes also are available as part of Sirius XM’s new On Demand service for online subscribers.

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Playlist: “Dark Wave,” hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Matt Sebastian — 3/9/14

The Jesus and Mary Chain, “Between Planets”
Cocteau Twins, “Iceblink Luck”
My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult, “A Daisy Chain 4 Satan”
Mission of Burma, “(That’s When I Reach For My) Revolver”
45 Grave, “Partytime”
The Cure, “Babble”
D.A.F., “Sex Unter Wasser”
Bauhaus, “A God In An Alcove”
Tuxedomoon, “In a Manner of Speaking”
The Mission, “The Crystal Ocean”
The Chameleons, “Swamp Thing”
Abecedarians, “Misery of Cities”
Front 242, “Quite Unusual”
Fad Gadget, “Lady Shave”

Depeche Mode, “Happiest Girl” (Jack Mix)
Nine Inch Nails, “Last”
Killing Joke, “Let’s All Go (To the Fire Dances)”
Noise Unit, “Other World”
New Order, “Ruined in a Day”
Echo & The Bunnymen, “Rescue”
Japan, “Alien”
PTP, “Show Me Your Spine”
Public Image Ltd., “Poptones” (Peel Session)
Ministry, “We Believe”
The Smiths, “You’ve Got Everything Now”
The The, “Sweet Bird of Truth”
Alien Sex Fiend, “Smells Like”

The Sisters of Mercy, “Marian”
Lowlife, “Ramafied” (Underground Version)
Nitzer Ebb, “Rope”
Love and Rockets, “No Big Deal”
Gene Loves Jezebel, “Upstairs”
The Cult, “Gimmick”
Gary Numan, “Telekon”
The Birthday Party, “Sonny’s Burning”
Joy Division, “Heart and Soul”
Magazine, “Shot By Both Sides”
Peter Murphy, “Marlene Dietrich’s Favourite Poem”
The Sound, “Sense of Purpose”
Morrissey, “Hold On To Your Friends”
Siouxsie and the Banshees, “Candyman”




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